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William E. Ruffier

Personal Injury Attorney
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Professional Distinctions

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
  • AV® Preeminent Rating™, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Florida Super Lawyers: 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Florida Trend Legal Elite: 2005, 2006, 2011
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • “Best of the Bar” recognition by Orlando Business Journal (2005-2006)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

  • The Florida Bar
    • Client Security Fund Committee (1993-1996)
    • Medical Malpractice Subcommittee for the Board of Legal Specialization & Education (2014)
  • Central Florida Medical Malpractice Claims Council
    • President (1998-1999)
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice

COURTS ADMITTED TO:

  • All Courts in the State of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit United States
  • Supreme Court

PUBLISHED WORKS AND LECTURES:

  • Lecturer, National Business Institute:
    “Automobile Litigation: Strategic Issues and Answers” (2007)
    “Handling Medical Negligence Cases in Florida” (2004)
  • Author
    “The Medical Expert Witness Loophole: Should We Call It The Retired Physicians Employment Act?”
  • Trial Advocate Quarterly, January 1991

EDUCATION:

  • University of Florida, B.S. in Finance (1983)
  • University of Florida College of Law, J.D. (1986)

CIVIC AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS (Past and Present):

  • Central Florida Fair
    • Board of Directors
    • Vice President
    • Treasurer
    • Executive Committee
  • Central Florida Gator Club
    • President
  • Boy Scouts of America, Central Florida Council
    • National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award Recipient
    • Executive Board
    • General Counsel
    • Vice-President of Administration
    • Vice-President, Council Camping Programs
    • Eagle Scout
  • Trinity Lutheran Church
    • Elder
    • Sunday School Teacher (Kindergarten & 1st Grade)
    • Assistant Executive Director
    • Lamb Award Recipient

wruffier@dwklaw.com
Local: (407) 244-3000
Toll-Free: (888) 726-6735

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